Baolin Wan
Dr. Baolin Wan (Structures/Mechanics)Marquette University

Engineering Hall, 211

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-6684Website

Associate Professor

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering


Ph.D., 2002, Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina

M.S., 1999, Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina

B.E., 1996, Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University

Research Interests

Numerical and experimental modeling of repaired and retrofitted structures

Use of Fiber Reinforce Polymer (FRP) in structural members

Natural fibers and nanomaterials in structural members

Ice for construction

Field testing and nondestructive evaluation of bridges

Behavior of reinforced and prestressed concrete structural elements

Finite element analysis


Zheng, X., Wan, B., Huang, P., and Huang, J., Experimental Study of Hybrid Strengthening Technique Using Carbon Fiber Laminates and Steel Plates for Reinforced Concrete Slabs, Construction & Building Materials, Vol. 210, 2019, pp 324-337.

Zhang, X., Wang, Y., Wan, B., Cai, G., and Qu, Y., Effect of Specimen Thicknesses on Water Absorption and Flexural Strength of CFRP Laminates subjected to Water or Alkaline Solution Immersion, Construction & Building Materials, Vol. 208, 2019, pp 314-325.

Jiang, C., Wan, B., Wu, Y.F., and Omboko, J., Epoxy interlocking: A novel approach to enhance FRP-to-concrete bond behavior, Construction & Building Materials, Vol. 193, 2018, pp 643-653.

Wang, Y., Chen, G., Wan, B., Lin, H., Axial Compressive Behavior of Square Ice Filled Steel Tubular Stub, Construction & Building Materials, Vol. 188, 2018, pp 198-209.

Wang, Y., Zhang, X., Cai, G., Wan, B., Waldmann, D., and Qu, Y., A new Thickness-Based Accelerated Aging Test Methodology for Resin Materials: Theory and Preliminary Experimental Study, Construction & Building Materials, Vol. 186, 2018, pp 986–995.


Wan, Baolin (Principal), "Analytical Model of Bamboo Retrofitted Concrete Beam," Sponsored by Key Laboratory of Engineering Structure Safety, SRIBS, Shanghai, China, Other. (November 1, 2014 - September 30, 2016).

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